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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My 5 yr old son has been vomiting every 15 min 2 hours,what

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My 5 yr old son has been vomiting every 15 min for last 2 hours,what should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
Hi, pl. visit er for drip if he cannot retain small portions of sugar salt water
Injectable vomit drug too will be needed.
Good luck to him.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Does he definitely need to go to er?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Or should we give him sugar salt water?
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Please give try to oral hydration at home for an hour or two, and if not retaining water, please rush to Er. IV drip will rest his stomach and intestines for healing. Please watch for dehydration like sunken eyes, dry tongue, loose inelastic skin etc. and lack of normal urine flow.